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Local ham radio operators to put on public demonstration June 22-23
The fastest way to turn a crisis into a total disaster is to lose communications. From the earthquake and tsunami in Japan to the tornadoes in Granbury and Cleburne, ham radio has provided the most reliable communication networks in the first critical hours of these events.
Man arrested on charges he threatened, assaulted woman
Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Weatherford man after responding Friday morning to an assault call on Mesquite Trail in Western Lake Estates.
MOST WANTED: Parker County Crime Stoppers releases latest 'Most Wanted' poster
Here is the latest Parker County Crime Stoppers wanted poster. Warrants have been issued for the arrests of those listed. Anyone providing Crime Stoppers anonymous information that leads to the arrest of one of the individuals is eligible for an award up to $1,000. Call Crime Stoppers night or day at 817-599-5555.
Mineral Wells pre-parole transfer prison set to close
MINERAL WELLS – Despite the best efforts of local leaders and state representatives, the Mineral Wells Pre-Parole Transfer Facility is headed toward closure.
Burglary call leads to arrests of three family members
Parker County sheriff’s deputies arrested a family trio Thursday in connection with a burglary-in-progress call.
BLRW plan ‘Freedom Celebration’ event
The Bush Legacy Republican Women of Weatherford is planning its inaugural Freedom Celebration on the grounds of the historic Parker County Courthouse on Friday, June 28, at 8:30 a.m.
Rodeo parade winners announced
The winners in Wednesday’s 66th Annual Parker County Frontier Days Rodeo Parade were announced Thursday.
Miss Peach Pageant is June 22
The Miss Peach pageant is Saturday, June 22, at Harberger Hill Community Center, 701 Narrow St. in Weatherford.
POLICE BLOTTER: Weatherford police answer calls for service
Following are Weatherford Police Department calls for service between 6 a.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday:
Special session to address capital punishment for those under 18
Though the Texas Legislature initially failed to pass a bill addressing the issue of punishment for 17-year-old capital murder defendants, lawmakers have another chance to fix the portion of the state law that leaves in limbo several ongoing capital murder cases involving younger defendants, including one in Parker County.
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